Capt. Charles William Selwyn

Capt. Charles William Selwyn

Male 1858 - 1893  (34 years)

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  • Name Charles William Selwyn 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 7 Mar 1858  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  The Close, Lichfield Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 01 Mar 1893  Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 02 Mar 1893  St. Johns College, Auckland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0396  The Selwyn Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2014 

    Father The Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Jasper Selwyn, PC QC,   b. 13 Oct 1813, Church Row, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1869, Pagoda House, Richmond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Hester Ravenshaw,   b. Abt 1820, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 1856 
    Family ID F044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella Constance Dalgety,   b. 16 Jan 1864, St. John's, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1949  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1884 
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1871 - The Close, Lichfield Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 Mar 1893 - Auckland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 02 Mar 1893 - St. Johns College, Auckland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Capt. Charles William Selwyn
    Capt. Charles William Selwyn
    The medals on show are the Egypt Medal and the Khedive's Star

    Headstones
    Headstone of Charles William Selwyn
    Headstone of Charles William Selwyn
    Situated at St. John's College, Auckland

    Looking from the church yard towards the apse of St John's Theological College Chapel, showing the grave and tombstone of Charles William Selwyn. The inscription reads:

    In memory of

    CHARLES WILLIAM SELWYN
    late Captain Royal Horse Guards
    and MP for Wisbech
    Born 7th March 1858 died 1st March 1893.

    What I do thou knowest not now
    but thou shalt know hereafter


    Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 4-RIC278

  • Notes 
    • Entry on Wikipedia
    • M.P. for Wisbech, 1886-1891
    • Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 7, 1876. [Eldest] s. of the Rt. Hon. Charles Jasper (above), Lord Justice in Chancery (and Hester, 5th dau. of John Goldsborough Ravenshaw, Esq.). B. [Mar. 7], 1858, in London. School, Eton. Matric. Michs. 1876. Second Lieut., Royal Horse Guards, 1878; Lieut., 1880; Capt., 1885. Adm. at the Inner Temple, Nov. 2, 1886, age 28. Of Selwyn Court, Surrey. D.L. for Cambs. M.P. for Wisbech Division of Cambs., 1886-91. Married, 1884, Isabella Constance, 2nd dau. of Frederick Gonerman Dalgety, Esq., of Lockerley Hall, Hants. Died 1893, in New Zealand. (Eton Sch. Lists; Inns of Court; Army Lists; Walford, County Families; Trin. Adm. Reg. calls his father 'Bishop of Lichfield.')

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] 1871 Census for Staffordshire/The Close/District 12.


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